Window Performance Investigations

  • Leakage Investigation of Window to Brick Veneer InterfaceLeakage Investigation of Window to Brick Veneer Interface
  • ASTM E1105 Water Spray Rack Test of Window AssemblyASTM E1105 Water Spray Rack Test of Window Assembly
  • ASTM E1105 Water Spray Rack Test of Window AssemblyASTM E1105 Water Spray Rack Test of Window Assembly
  • Leakage Investigation below Window AssemblyLeakage Investigation below Window Assembly
  • Leakage Investigation of Aluminum CurtainwallLeakage Investigation of Aluminum Curtainwall
  • Water Testing of Window Wall System in Mid-Rise CondominiumWater Testing of Window Wall System in Mid-Rise Condominium
  • Subsill Water Leakage Evaluation of Window Wall System in Mid-Rise CondominiumSubsill Water Leakage Evaluation of Window Wall System in Mid-Rise Condominium
  • Window Wall System Evaluation of Mid-Rise Condominium BuildingWindow Wall System Evaluation of Mid-Rise Condominium Building

Building fenestration provides vision glass, venting, and often ventilation louvers. Windows and window wall systems are integrated with adjacent wall and roof systems, air barriers, water-resistive barriers, vapor retarders, flashing and sealants to resist water and air infiltration.  DBI has a thorough knowledge of these systems and the skills and experience to evaluate non-performance issues.

  • Residential and light commercial windows including wood frame windows, aluminum and vinyl clad wood windows, and solid vinyl windows.  DBI has experience with both nail-fin and block-frame residential windows for new construction or replacement.
  • Aluminum frame residential and store-front windows.
  • Aluminum frame window wall systems.
  • Field water penetration testing following AAMA and ASTM Standards (see Field Testing).